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August 7, 2014

 

A cart full of tennis balls on a tennis ball court

Bouncing Balls

The more inflated a ball is, the less energy it coverts to heat, and the more energy it has to bounce.

March 4, 2011

 

a pile of hacky sacks

The Little Ball That Couldn’t

There are some balls that are specifically designed not to bounce. The question is, how do these so-called 'dead balls' not bounce?

August 26, 2006

 

different color bouncy balls

Superballs!

Ever wonder what makes super balls so super bouncy?

September 27, 2003

 

Skipping Stones

Want to be an expert stone skipper? Learn how on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Bouncing Balls

Air molecules are naturally elastic–they don’t stick together like water molecules, but rather bounce off each other in the open.

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